Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by resident tourists increased by 1.2 per cent in May 2016
14 Jul 2016
Overnight stays by resident tourists increased by 1.2 per cent in May and accommodation establishments recorded nearly 973,000 of them. In contrast, the number of nights spent by foreign tourists decreased by 3.8 per cent and they spent close on 374,000 nights at accommodation establishments. In total, Finnish accommodation establishments recorded good 1.3 million overnight stays in May 2016, which was nearly the same as in May 2015, declining by just 0.2 per cent. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Next release:
18 Aug 2016

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Population of the accommodation statistics will be extended due to the EU Regulation on tourism statistics
15 Jun 2012
Statistics on tourism concerning 2012 will be compiled in accordance with the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No 692/2011.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.7.2016].
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